Keywords: Command Performance; OTR
|Command Performance 42 03 18 Fred Allen, Henny Youngman, Gladys Swarthout|
In this Command Performance, Fred Allen hosts and takes a few jabs at Jack Benny, then he introduces Kenny Baker who sings Johnny Doe Boy Found a Rose in Ireland. Henny Youngman comes on to run through a number of one-liners. Gladys Swarthout sings Bless This House. Sports writer John Kieran gives the sports news. Actress Madeleine Carroll talks with Fred.
Keywords: Command Performance; Variety; OTR
Episodes of the old-time radio AFRS variety show "Command Performance".
Keywords: Old Time Radio; Command Performance; AFRS
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Episodes of the old-time radio AFRS musical variety program "Mail Call".
Keywords: Old Time Radio; Mail Call; AFRS; Command Performance
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The biggest names in Hollywood and Broadway recorded for AFRS during the war years, The American Forces Network can trace its origins back to May 26, 1942, when the War Department established the Armed Forces Radio Service (AFRS). The U.S. Army began broadcasting from London during World War II, using equipment and studio facilities borrowed from the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC).The first transmission to U.S...
Keywords: AFRS; OTR; Kim Hunter; Eddie Canter; Charlie Barnet; Kay Starr; Bing Crosby; Jhonny Mercer; GI Journal; Harlem Hospitality Club; Georgia Gibbs; Command Performance; Hal McIntyre; Band Wagon; Chico Marx; Jerry Wald; Jill's All Time Jukebox; Personal Album; One Night Stand; Spotlight Bands
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